Lions of Tasman Swimming Pool Terms and Conditions of Use

The facilities are to be used on the condition the Hirer agrees to observe the following terms and conditions:

  1. That the Hirer and/or any other Supervisor, must hold a current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) qualification (minimum requirement) from a recognised provider, and will be in attendance at the pool at all times when using or occupying the facilities during each session of the hire period.
  2. That the Hirer will pay the required Hire Fee in advance of the time of use, including the required fee for additional guests.
  3. That the President of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association or an authorised representative reserves the right to enter the Facilities at any time and the Hirer is to comply with any direction given by the either party.
  4. That the closure of the pool is required when lightning is within 10 kilometres of the pool building.
  5. That the President of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association or an authorised representative has the right to close the pool at any time and a refund of the hire fee or proportion thereof may be provided where applicable.
  6. That the Hirer checks before allowing any person to enter the pool that the mandatory water safety equipment is available on site and is in good working condition, e.g. rope, reach pole, resuscitation pocket mask and First Aid Kit.
  7. The Hirer agrees not to swim alone or permit any family members or other invitees to swim alone.
  8. That supervision of the pool is required at all times. Pool supervisors should be at least 16 years of age and must at all times maintain observation of the pool and pool users.
  9. That this application when approved is strictly non-transferable and covers only the members of the Hirer’s family/group and guests, not exceeding 10 people at a supervision ratio of not less than 1 adult to 5 children for persons in the pool at any one time.
  10. That the Hirer is to be responsible for the allocated pin code number and must not transfer it to any other person.
  11. That the Hirer agrees not to or permit any other person to bring or consume any alcohol or illicit drugs onto School property or within the Facilities, and that smoking on or within the School’s Facilities and the admission of any person under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs into the pool area is not permitted.
  12. That the Hirer accepts responsibility for the good behaviour and decorum of all persons admitted to the premises and that no undue noise, running or rowdiness is permitted within the confines of the building or any other part of the school property.
  13. That the Hirer and the pool supervisor are to ensure that there is no jumping or diving in the pool in a manner likely to endanger others, and that no large inflatable pool toys will be used in the pool, no ducking, pushing or interfering with other swimmers occurs.
  14. That the Hirer agrees to enter and leave the premises on time, ensuring other hirers are not disadvantaged and that the time to change before and after swimming is within the prescribed hire times.
  15. That the Hirer will ensure the pool water is kept free of foreign material by not allowing:
  • any person to enter the pool wearing band-aids/wound dressings or with an infectious disease, suffering from diarrhoea or another gastric or intestinal complaint; open wound or skin complaint;
  • glass containers to be brought into the pool building or food or drinks consumed in the pool; and
  • not to permit the use of shampoo/conditioner/soap or body wash in the shower for safety reasons.
  1. That the Hirer is responsible for the security of the premises during the Hirer’s occupation or use of the Facilities, and must ensure the pool cover is placed over the pool and the door is locked at the end of each session.
  2. That the Hirer agrees to meet the reasonable cost of any damage arising from the Hirer’s occupation or use of the facilities and is to report any damage or accident that occurs during the Hirer’s period of use of the Facilities, or any damage which the Hirer may find upon entering the pool building, to the President of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association or an authorised representative.
  3. That the Hirer indemnifies the Crown, the Secretary of the Department, the Principal, the School and the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association including the president, associates or representatives of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association against any claims for loss or damage, which may be brought against them arising out of the Hirer’s use or occupation of the Facilities.
  4. That the Hirer waives all rights to recover damages from the Crown, the Secretary of the Department, the Principal, the Tasman District School and the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association including the president, associates or representatives of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association for any liability to the Hirer for personal injury or death of any person or for damage to the property arising from the Hirer’s occupation or use of the Facilities.
  5. To ensure that no motor vehicles are admitted to School property except to the authorised parking area and that motor vehicles are driven and parked so that no damage is caused to School property.
  6. The President of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association has final discretion about all conditions of use and the President of the Lions of Tasman Community Swimming Pool Association can revoke this approval for hire at any time.